Emeryville Fire Services (Alameda County Fire Dept.) Division Chief Dave Winnacker (278) finished the Shortest Triathlon Ever with a time of 25:37 taking first place and winning the event. Malachi Leopold from Oakland finished second with a time of 26:43 and Michael Blair from San Francisco finished third with a time of 28:41.
Kelly Emo from Campbell won first place in the women’s division with a time of 30:10 and finished fifth overall. Elise Jackson from San Lorenzo took second place with a time of 31:41 and Emeryville resident Bailey Langner took third place in the women’s division with a time of 37:44.
The race starts with a 100 yard SWIM in a warm swimming pool and then it’s off on a 2.5 mi BIKE – flat ride through Emeryville, followed by a 2.1 RUN through Bay St.
Thirty-five athletes participated from Albany, Campbell, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Piedmont, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Sunnyvale and Vallejo. There were eleven athletes from Emeryville including the entire City Council – Mayor Scott Donahue, Vice Mayor John Bauters, Council Members Christian Patz, Diane Mar